On an average day, if someone asked you if you wanted to have chickens, you’d probably laugh at them. Most people think that the tending of farm animals ought to be left to the farmers, and are content to merely eat them. This is kind of sad, because not only is it not that hard to keep chickens, but they are actually fine pets, on par with any of the standard animals that people like to own. Everyone knows that the dog is man’s best friend, but the chicken will not only be a dearly beloved pet, but will also pay its way at the breakfast table! What more could you ask for?

1. Chickens pull their weight

Chickens can provide

  • Wonderful fresh eggs – from humanely kept birds in far happier conditions than most famed birds
  • Compost for the…

Source by Jack Corrigan